Finance Controller

Our client is an award-winning manufacturer of innovative, high-specification, products for use in critical environments. Starting from humble beginnings they are now an established and a significant part of the supply chain for a variety of exciting industries
The role:
* Support the Finance Director to manage all finance and accounting operations across the company
* Report to the Finance Director with timely monthly financial statements
* Assist the Finance Director in presenting reports to management team and board

The responsibilities of the Finance Controller will include:

* Ensure all accounting operations including Invoicing, Credit Control, Supplier Invoicing and Supplier Payments are kept to an agreed schedule.
* Performance monitoring and reporting (both financial and non-financial metrics)
* Assist in the development of financial policies, systems, processes and controls,
* Assist in the management of the forecasting and business planning processes
* Improving cost centre analysis, reporting and control processes. Carrying out ad hoc reviews, identification of cost reduction opportunities and recommendations for implementation of reduction programmes
* Support the Finance Director in the management of cash, working capital and optimisation of operational cash flow
* Assisting with the managing and negotiating contracts with key suppliers (this will include wider procurement management and monitoring responsibilities), including insurance brokers
* Assisting in optimising activity cost structures in the organisation
* Driving efficiencies in the organisation while meeting stakeholder requirements. The efficiencies will not be limited to financials but will be expected to ultimately benefit service and product delivery.

Skills

* Strong IT skills (Excel, ERP Accounting Systems
* Accounts to Trial Balance, P&L and Balance Sheet
* Be able to effectively contribute across a wide range of disciplines to support future success
* Excellent communication skills and with the ability to various communication styles, comfortable in dealing with people at all levels within and outside the business
* A strong team player

Qualifications

* Will ideally be working towards The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), or The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) or have equivalent experience.

Experience

* 5 years plus of overall combined accounting and finance experience
* A wide knowledge of the manufacturing industry
* Being a key member of a team that drives change/improvements

Personal attributes

* Calm, but an authoritative team player
* Ability to act impartially and win the confidence of the people worked with
* A self-motivated and independent thinker
* Outgoing and influential disposition
* A strong commercial and operational background is also highly desirable

Additional qualifications in a relevant area are desirable but not essential

Hours of Work:8am to 5pm, Mon-Thurs. 8am to 4pm Fri.

Training will be given as part of continuing professional development (CPD) (CIMA)

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Bookkeeper – AAT Level 4 (temp to perm)

Bookkeeper – AAT Level 4 (temp to perm)

We have a great opportunity for a Level 4 AAT Bookkeeper to join a global business on a temporary to permanent basis reporting to the Group Financial Controller.

This is a temporary role, initially part time to cover sickness. It could go permanent and full time or become a job share if the job holder decides to return on reduced hours, so we need someone with an element of flexibility.

Key Accountabilities
*To be responsible for period end, the preparation of reports for Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, and General Ledger, and to file away securely for two UK companies.
*Responsible for the reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a timely basis for two UK companies.
*To be responsible for Sales Ledger, including both invoicing and credit control and general departmental supervision.
*To be responsible for Purchase Ledger, including dealing with supplier queries in relation to invoices and payments as well as general departmental supervision.
*To assist the Financial Controller in the preparation of the accounts for overseas subsidiaries where required.
*To assist the Financial Controller with the day to day cash management of the group.
*To provide departmental management cover when the Financial Controller is unavailable.
*To assist the Financial Controller in the achievement of the function’s strategic objectives.
*To account for all Revenue & Customs returns.
*To work to the company’s quality standards and performance criteria.
*To ensure health and safety standards are adhered to.
*To carry out any other duties that may be required from time to time.
*To comply with the company’s Information Security policy at all times.

Required Qualifications/Experience
*AAT level 4 qualified or equivalent
*Accounting experience

This is a temporary role, initially part time to cover sickness. It could go permanent and full time or become a job share if the job holder decides to return on reduced hours, so we need someone with an element of flexibility.

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Practice Bookkeeper / Accountant (AAT Level 4)

Practice Bookkeeper / Accountant (AAT Level 4)

My client is a sole practitioner in Medway who looks after a range of clients accounting needs.

Due to increased work load they are looking for an AAT level 4 practice bookkeeper/accountant to join them on a part time basis (12-15 hours per week).

The position requires someone experienced who can work autonomously with little direction and be confident in their ability to manage multiple duties.

Key Responsibilities:
*Assist in managing a portfolio of clients.
*Payroll
*VAT Returns
*General Bookkeeping
*Accounts Preparation
*Personal Tax
*Corporate Tax
*General Administration duties and other office duties as they arise.
*Dealing with External Directors providing sound advice and planning.
*Dealing with HMRC.

The ideal candidate:
* Must have Level 4 AAT as a minimum requirements
* Have previous experience within a general practice
* Experience working in a smaller close-knit team or partnership would be advantageous
* Have experience working with clients face to face
* Excellent organisation and prioritisation

Ideally, we are looking for someone who can work 4 or 5 days a week across 12-15 hours a week, but flexibility is required.

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Finance Business Partner – FMCG

Finance Business Partner – FMCG Sector

A leading FMCG business in West Kent require a Finance Business Partner to join them and manage one of their UK subsidiaries accounts.

The companies are leaders in their field with a number of successful subsidiaries that continue to grow. The position is a result of internal promotions and the growth of new divisions within the business.

You will be working directly with the Finance Director to lend sound financial and commercial advice to ensure that they maximise profit.

You will be responsible for building pricing models and using your business acumen to enhance profitability through new ventures and products or additional customers in new markets.

There is a need for somebody who is great with numbers in order to analyse data, own forecasts and prepare budgets.

You must also drive and assess new opportunities and be comfortable with presenting findings to directors.

You will be the financial lead on investment proposals and new ventures within your product area and own the profit and loss statement.

As part of the wider finance team, you will be working alongside other Finance Business Partners to manage and mentor a team and ensuring that you develop their skills and knowledge in order to reach their full potential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play an integral part of a leading organisation and progress and develop internally in the longer term.

Requirements
*A qualified Accountant; ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent with at least 1 year PQE
*Familiar with working in a similar FMCG environment with a resilient approach
*Someone with excellent Excel skills
*Experienced with using SAP systems
*A value driven, ethical leader, with the ability to lead, motivate and influence key stakeholders
*Experienced in dealing with change management and process implementation
*Technically strong with sound commercial acumen.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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